Jacob Gregory has mainly worked in Malayalam films. The 2013 Malayalam flick ABCD is his debut film. This film was directed by
Martin Prakkat. The TV series (online sitcom) Akkarakazchagal showcased his acting prowess and he gained recognition for his performance. The name of his character in this series is Gregory or ‘Giri Giri.” This character was well crafted. This TV series was instrumental in Jacob Gregory travelling Canada, U.S. and Europe. He performed various shows based upon this series. In fact, Jacob was so engrossed with the character Girigiri that he used to imitate it in real life too.
Jacob hails from Alappuzha and was living in Dumont for 20 years. Jacob confesses that he was always interested in acting and he enjoyed working in Akkarakazchagal. Jacob loves his experience in Mollywood and would like to get meaty roles.
Gregory was referred to Martin, who later cast him in his flick ABCD. Jacob shared screen space with Dulquer Salmaan in this film. This film set the cash registers ringing and Jacob’s portrayal was very comical in the movie. He had worked in the flick
American Focus and Ezhuthappuram are the other sitcoms in which Jacob Gregory worked. Though Jacob had limitations before, he changed that, and audience started accepting him. He has a spontaneous style of acting and is a top notch comedian in Mollywood. Jacob was earning his living in USA for several years. Then the series Akkarakazchagal happened and that was a turning point in his career. That serial was a milestone in Malayalam serials history and the audience could relate well with the character. Jacob became a notable star after this serial. He indeed stole the serial with his spectacular performance. Then ABCD happened. Now Jacob is indeed a star to reckon with.